nemom t1_jczyqqq wrote

I did read the article. It will orbit the planet for five years. The batteries will run out long before that, so it will be space junk most of its life. Yes, they are showing how increasing drag can shorten the time something is space junk, but it is still going to be space junk.


nemom OP t1_j9jsy0x wrote

No. It was in the 20s, and she loves winter. She comes from the wind-swept tundra of northern Minnesota. Temps have to be below 0 before she starts to complain. "Taking her for a walk" is actually snowshoeing. She spends a good deal of the time nosing and rolling in the snow.

Besides, my wife was home and the dog taps at the door when she wants to come in.